Curriculum-Based Programs

These programs are offered to all ages (K-12th grade). Program materials are adjusted to the age level of the participants. With all programs, students will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and land resources and biological resources. All programs last 30 to 40 minutes. Maximum of 30 people per session (chaperones are required).

Fees

  • $3 per participant for Prince George's/Montgomery County residents & groups
  • $4 per participant for non-county residents & groups. Participants include children and adults.

Call the Old Maryland Farm at 301-218-6770 to make a program reservation.

  1. Farm Programs
  2. In-School Health & Science Program (also offered onsite)

Only Ponies
Learn all about ponies, from what they are and their history. Discover their special physical features and their care requirements. Hoof cleaning and trimming demonstration included.

Learn About Livestock 
Take a guided tour through the farm and learn about farm animal origins, characteristics, and habits. Discover their importance for the benefit of people. Includes an animal care demonstration.

Llamas and Sheep
Learn the origins, characteristics, and care needs of both the llamas and the sheep. Find out how wool and hair are harvested to make fibers for clothing. Includes a demonstration in wool/hair harvesting.

Guided Garden Tour (Available May 16 to August 30)
This program enhances the participants' knowledge of plants used in a farm setting. Learn about the use of greenhouses, plant structure, composting, and see different types of gardens such as vegetable, herb, and flower.